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Jake Hansen of Fort Macleod is pitching for the MacArthur Orioles in Sydney, Australia.


Fort Macleod pitcher takes his game to Australia

Posted on 25 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

When Jake Hansen was pitching in Fort Macleod, he never dreamed he would one day take the mound Down Under.…Continue Reading


More than 800 Fort Macleod residents sign petition calling for inquiry into Mayor Rene Gendre’s conduct

Posted on 25 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Alberta Municipal Affairs will be asked for an inquiry into the conduct of Mayor Rene Gendre and the effect it…Continue Reading


Willow Creek council tables decision on John Zoeteman Park

Posted on 25 February 2015 by robvogt | Comments (0)

The MD of Willow Creek will wait a month before it decides how to proceed with a park near Fort…Continue Reading

The Fort Macleod Mavericks, back row, from left: trainer Taylor Wolstenholme, Elias Smith, Jonah Halcrow, Parker Small Legs, Jayce Van Driesten, Tanner Weasel Head, Triston Wells, Abigal Cryderman, Sienna Smith, Talyn Bruised Head, Brayden Smith and assistant coach Shawn O'Sullivan. Front row, Kalem Krebs, Jordy Welsh, junior manager Braxton Wells, Brody Zmurchyk and Jason Stockton. Missing from photo is Colmyn Crop Eared Wolf, Calim Yellow Face, Cauy Yellow Face, Trez Day Chief, Walker Many Fingers, coach Randy O'Sullivan, manager Marci Stockton and assistant coach Tim Cryderman

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Fort Macleod Mavericks off to Bantam C provincial championship

Posted on 25 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Jason Stockton scored a hat trick Sunday to power Fort Macleod Mavericks to a 4-3 win over the visiting Cochrane Rockies. The win gives the Mavericks the lead in the best-of-three Central Alberta Tier 4 Bantam Hockey League series. The second game of the series is 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Cochrane. The third…Continue Reading

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‘Songs For Ken’ raises $10,000 for ALS Society

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

An impressive line-up of artists loaned their talents Saturday night to the ALS Society of Alberta. “Songs For Ken” at the Empress Theatre raised about $10,000 to support people living with the incurable disease also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. “Our mission is to make each day the best possible day for those impacted by…Continue Reading

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School board trustees updated on Fort Macleod school modernizations

Posted on 19 February 2015 by robvogt | Comments (0)

The modernization of W.A. Day and F.P. Walshe schools in Fort Macleod is still on track to be finished on…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod town council approves racing at airport

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod airport will be a hub of auto racing again this summer. Council last week approved requests from two…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Minor Hockey asks council to open arena in September

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod Minor Hockey renewed its pitch to have the ice at Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre available in…Continue Reading

Ice Fire, by David Lyons 2012

Posted on 16 February 2015 by Contributor | Comments (0)

HERB JOHNSON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Ice fire refers to methane hydrate, which occurs naturally on the ocean floor and which…Continue Reading

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Munsch stories

The F.P. Walshe school drama department presented "Munsch At Play" -- a collection of six stories by best-selling children's author Robert Munsch -- on Feb. 7 at the Empress Theatre. 25 Photos

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